Category: Tinnitus

Decoding Tinnitus: Unraveling Common Questions and Concerns

The persistent ringing, whistling, or hissing sound in the ears, known as tinnitus, can be perplexing for many of our patients. This auditory phenomenon, often accompanied by hearing loss, can spark worry, though it’s usually not indicative of a serious ailment. While severe cases can be debilitating, tinnitus rarely signals a grave disease. Here, we address some frequently asked questions 

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Understanding Tinnitus: Causes, Types, and Management

Tinnitus, a common condition, affects millions, often in subtle ways that escape notice. An estimated 50 to 60 million individuals experience the peculiar sensation of phantom ringing, whistling, or buzzing sounds, typically perceivable only to them. A smaller percentage, around 1 to 2 percent, find tinnitus debilitating. Although no cure exists, treatment can significantly improve their quality of life and 

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Tackling Hearing Loss: Hope for Tomorrow, Help Right Now

Science is making remarkable strides in the pursuit of better treatments and a potential cure for hearing loss, a prevalent chronic condition affecting millions globally. Here are three noteworthy developments: GENETICS: Professor Xue Zhong Liu, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, secured a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health for groundbreaking research. 

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Taking On Tinnitus: Hope for the Future, Solutions Today

Tinnitus — that buzzing, ringing, whistling, or clicking in the ear that no one else seems to hear — might not yet be curable, but science isn’t taking that lying down! With some 50 million Americans alone and others worldwide experiencing this sometimes-debilitating condition, researchers are determined to uncover its secrets and find new ways of fighting back. Check out 

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A New Study Finds That Chronic Tinnitus Keeps Your Brain From Resting

An Elusive Subject Tinnitus has proven to be particularly hard for the medical community to study. It can’t be measured like blood pressure or eyesight, and results from study to study are inconsistent because of the variability of patients’ experiences — the type of sound, which ears are affected, whether it’s debilitating, the duration, even the patient’s age. Recently, however, 

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How Tinnitus May Increase Your Risk of Injury

Workers With Tinnitus and High-Frequency Hearing Loss Face an Increased Injury Risk Tinnitus, characterized by persistent ringing in the ears, affects up to 50 million individuals in the United States. While the condition itself may not pose a direct threat, recent research from Yale University sheds light on a concerning correlation between tinnitus, high-frequency hearing loss, and an increased risk 

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